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FOLKDANCER 27 built by Russel Marine Ltd. (UK) and designed by F. Parker. Her first hull was built in 1965 with an overall lengh of 8.23 m or 27.00 ft long

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FOLKDANCER 27 Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft8.23 m / 27.00 ft
Builder(s)Russel Marine Ltd.
Designer(s)F. Parker
CountryUnited Kingdom
Hull TypeLong Keel
First Hull Built1965
Rigging TypeMasthead Sloop
Ballast Ratio55.56


Overall Length (LOA) 8.23 m / 27.00 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)6.00 m / 19.67 ft
Beam (width)2.29 m / 7.50 ft
Draft1.22 m / 4.00 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 2286 kg / 5040 lb
Maximum Displacement2286 kg / 5040 lb
Ballast Weight1270 kg / 2800 lb


Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.75
Comfort Ratio24.31
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)295.64
Ballast Ratio55.56
Sail Area to Displacement14.41

Above Deck

Reported Sail Area24.53 m² / 264.00 ft²
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